Optimization is an intermediate Business Math game designed to test student's knowledge of derivatives.
In it, learners assume the role of online sales manager at a retail company seeking to maximize the profitability of its cyber-week sales campaign. By deriving various functions using the chain rule and the product rule, learners compete with classmates to select which items to profile on the home page and drive the most profit.
Approximate price: $7
Playtime: 10 mins
Learning objectives: In this game learners will: 1. Derive various formulas to calculate the local min/max 2. Apply the chain rule and product rule in a real world context
Link to simulation home page: https://hub.simcase.io/admin/library/optimization_exercise